Amendment #106 to H3600

EITC outreach

Ms. Decker of Cambridge moves to amend the bill, in line item 1201-0100, by adding at the end the following: “provided further that not less than $100,000 shall be expended on dissemination of information concerning the state and federal earned income tax credit”;

and further moves to amend the bill by adding the following section:

"SECTION XX.  Section 6 (h) of chapter 62 of the General Laws [M.G.L. c. 62, S. 6(h)], as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “interest” in line 249, the following paragraphs:

(3) In order to ensure the widest possible dissemination the state and federal earned income credit , the department shall: (i) provide all employers with a multilingual poster and a notice that sets forth the rights to the earned income credit under this chapter; (ii) require that all employers doing business in Massachusetts post information about the earned income credit in a conspicuous location at the place of employment; (iii) coordinate a notification system by the commonwealth to applicants for and recipients of unemployment insurance under chapter 151A, applicants for and recipients of transitional assistance benefits, including food stamps, under chapter 18, and to recipients of subsidized health insurance under chapter 118E; and (iv) collaborate with labor organizations, chambers of commerce, municipalities, community-based organizations, and taxpayer advocates. The multilingual notice requirement in subsection (i) shall comply with the language requirements for employer’s unemployment notices under section 62A(d)(iii) of chapter 151A."


Amendment #106 to H3600

EITC outreach


Byron Rushing

Frank I. Smizik

Jonathan Hecht

Adrian Madaro

Tricia Farley-Bouvier

Christine P. Barber

Antonio F. D. Cabral

Mary S. Keefe

Mike Connolly

Natalie Higgins

Michelle M. DuBois

Solomon Goldstein-Rose

José F. Tosado

Jay R. Kaufman

Aaron Vega

Jennifer E. Benson

Kay Khan

Kenneth I. Gordon

Nick Collins

Linda Dean Campbell

Steven Ultrino

Daniel Cullinane

James Arciero